Australian developer Mirvac will build three new energy-efficient residential communities with $90 million loan from CEFC.
The energy industry continues to see increased penetration of distributed energy generation.
The City of Sydney will put $750,000 towards a $2.25 million Ausgrid grant program to reduce demand for electricity and carbon emissions.
Australian technology company Calix has entered the race for grid-scale storage batteries.
With more than 9500 solar panels installed every day, the future looks bright for the Australian solar industry.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced Emu Downs is the first of its 12 large-scale solar farms funded under its $92 million round to be completed.
The City of London Corporation plans to bring innovative lighting proposals to the Square Mile.
Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can cut Australia's emissions by 10.8 million tonnes.
Two pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) projects have received $1m in government funding.
A new public participation program by Evenergi hopes to increase the number of electric vehicles on Australian roads and boost solar and storage installations in homes.
South Australia is the leading state for renewables and energy storage, thanks to major projects such as the the world's largest virtual power plant.
The South Australian Produce Market will install 1600 solar panels and a large lithium-ion battery on its facility at Pooraka.
The South Australian Government has announced plans to build a 250 MW virtual power plant.